How Freight & Transportation Data Can Trim Your Transportation Spend

Cerasis

When you want to drive down your logistics and transportation spend, the very first thing that you need is freight and transportation data. Without hard data, you can’t take action. When enterprises try to act in the absence of data, they are usually guessing and won’t get the results they need. However, as we’ve noted in a previous post, getting the right data is key as well. Luckily, this isn’t the case for transportation data.

TMS Data: What Should a Transportation Management System Track?

Cerasis

The right application and aggregation of TMS data empower shippers with the information necessary to achieve end-to-end supply chain visibility, understand freight costs, and plan for changes in demand. The post TMS Data: What Should a Transportation Management System Track? appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis. Data TMS TMS DataImplementing a TMS opens the door to new insights and advanced reporting capabilities.

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[e-Book] Big Data In The Supply Chain & Transportation Industry

Cerasis

We invite you to download the all new Cerasis e-book "Big Data In The Supply Chain & Transportation Industry." In this e-book, you'll learn the following: What is Big Data? How do supply chain & transportation leaders get started in collecting & using Big Data? What is the impact of Big Data on the Supply Chain & Transportation Industries? How can leaders use big data as a tool to continuously improve?

Data is the New Fuel for Transportation and Logistics

Descartes

A couple of years ago, The Economist published an article claiming the world’s most valuable resource is no longer oil, but data. Like oil, data is not as useful in its raw form, but needs to be refined and processed to become valuable.

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How Automation in the Supply Chain Will Make Employees More Strategic & Improve the Overall Supply Chain

Speaker: Adam Robinson, Director of Marketing, Cerasis

In this educational webinar, Adam Robinson from Cerasis, a leading North American Transportation Management Solutions Company, will address how automation in the supply chain is allowing companies to empower their employees with a more strategic work flow aiding in overall collaboration with peers across departments, improved business operations, more efficient manufacturing, a healthier corporate culture, and more visibility to data and processes providing the ability to gain actionable insights that lead towards actions that impact the company’s bottom line.

Building a Better Data-Driven Reverse Supply Chain

Cerasis

The post Building a Better Data-Driven Reverse Supply Chain appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis. Data Reverse Logistics Supply Chain Data-Driven Reverse Supply ChainHow often do you really think about the reverse supply chain? It’s easy to assume the reverse supply is solely based on returns. While this is partially true, all reverse logistics involve a backward flow of products that return to their origin, it’s not that simple.

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What Is the Impact of Big Data in the Transportation & Supply Chain Industries?

Cerasis

Big data will be a defining force in the future of logistics, but the benefits of big data are already being felt. This graphic shows the true scope of impact of big data in the Transportation, SupplyChain & Logistics industries. . But nearly all of these processes revolve around a few common factors, reports DHL Customer Solutions & Innovation, and you need to understand what they mean for the supply chain and transportation industries. .

Using Freight Data to Increase Negotiating Power

Cerasis

The application of freight data holds immense potential. Logistics data is valuable to shippers, freight forwarders, logistics brokers, supply chain partners, third-party logistics providers, customers, and everyone else in the supply chain. Data Freight

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Supply Chain Management Data: Here’s How Big Data Makes the Supply Chain More Efficient

Cerasis

It’s clear — and has been for a while — that big data and advanced analytics technologies are transforming a lot of day-to-day operations. The post Supply Chain Management Data: Here’s How Big Data Makes the Supply Chain More Efficient appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis. Data Supply Chain Supply Chain Management Data

How Do Supply Chain & Transportation Leaders Get Started Using Their Big Data Strategy?

Cerasis

The amount of information and improvement possible through big data can be overwhelming. Yet the majority of companies have not defined a big data strategy, and others are barely starting to notice. . �. As a result, the simplest way of defining a big data strategy must begin with understanding how it will evolve and affect the company. . How to Get Started with Your Big Data Strategy. . Gather Stakeholders, and Explain the Potential ROI of Your Big Data Strategy.

Smarter Networks for Customer Fulfillment

Speaker: Hannah Testani, COO, Intelligent Audit

You've probably noticed that shipping costs are going up. Have you ever wondered if your transportation spend is as optimized as it could be? It's 2019, and consumers are expecting shipping to be cheap and quick, but that can turn into a real headache from the shipper's side of the equation if you don't make the appropriate changes. But what changes do you even need to make? Join Hannah Testani, COO of Intelligent Audit, as she takes us through the reasons why your shipping could cost so much, and how to use big data and digital transformation to move the needle on your transportation spend.

Big Data-as-a-Service: Creating New Value for Peak Season Agile Logistics

Cerasis

Differentiation in the supply chain rests at the crossroads of digital transformation and applied data. The post Big Data-as-a-Service: Creating New Value for Peak Season Agile Logistics appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis.

[PODCAST] Why Transportation Management Data Has Carriers & Shippers Forging Collaborative Relationships to Beat the Capacity Crunch

Cerasis

The Role of Transportation Management Data for Improved Carrier Relations In this episode Kevin and Cerasis’ Marketing Manager & “The Freight Project Podcast” host, Adam Robinson discuss how transportation management data aids shippers & carriers to forge fact-based, transparent partnerships to aid in beating a capacity crunch. Transportation Management Data Resources.

3 Requirements for Meaningful & Useful Data in Transportation & Business

Cerasis

As data in transportation becomes more abundant and readily available, the question of “ What data is available ?” has changed to “ Is the data meaningful ?” If you are in search of meaningful data it is imperative to understand its building blocks or foundation. Where is the data coming from? It is important to know who is providing the source data used to develop your KPIs. How is the data provided?

What Supply Chain Data Should I Track in 2020?

Cerasis

Supply chain data management requires attention to detail and a mechanism in place that provides analytics, or insights, to gain actionable knowledge. Risk exists around data when it is incorrectly or inaccurately collected and shared. To ensure your organization applies data correctly and generates meaningful KPIs, supply chain leaders must know the challenges of data tracking, how it improves.read More. The post What Supply Chain Data Should I Track in 2020?

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Editor’s Pick: Data is the New Fuel for Transportation and Logistics

Talking Logistics

This post by Brian Hodgson from Descartes’ blog discusses how companies can leverage data to strengthen their supply chains, deliver better. Read more Editor’s Pick: Data is the New Fuel for Transportation and Logistics. The post Editor’s Pick: Data is the New Fuel for Transportation and Logistics appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

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[PODCAST] Transportation Tech & Data is Bringing Shippers & Truckers Together in the Quest for “Shipper of Choice”

Cerasis

“The Freight Project Podcast” – Episode 9 – Transportation Tech & Data is Bringing Shippers & Truckers Together in the Quest for “Shipper of Choice” On this episode, Dock411 and Cerasis Marketing Manager, Adam Robinson, will discuss how technology is aiding collaboration and bringing information to carrier, shipper, and logistics service providers, which in an ever-decreasing capacity world. ” Why those that have the right data, win.

Big Data and Analytics for Oil and Gas Transportation

Talking Logistics

This growth along with the complexities found in the oil and gas industry can create significant transportation and logistics challenges. Utilizing sand and production water transportation solutions. The post Big Data and Analytics for Oil and Gas Transportation appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez. 3PL Transportation Management Upcoming Episodes Alaster Love Oil and Gas Transplace transportation

Emergency Shipping Amid Uncertainty Through Data Driven TMS

Cerasis

The post Emergency Shipping Amid Uncertainty Through Data Driven TMS appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis. Data TMS Data Driven TMSControl over the end-to-end supply chain lies in careful planning of both inbound and outbound activities, and without doubt, disasters and emergencies will eventually arise.

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Big Data Analytics to Improve Supply Chain Resilience

Cerasis

And, investment statistics reveal an increasing trend for more technology to enable multi-modal shipping and the application of big data analytics to increase scalability, flexibility, and demand-driven management decisions. The post Big Data Analytics to Improve Supply Chain Resilience appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis. Data Supply Chain supply chain resilience

Electronic Data Interchange or EDI in Transportation: Breaking Down What it is and How It Works

Cerasis

Today begins our series about electronic data interchange or EDI in transportation. We take pride at Cerasis, as a third party logistics company who has developed a proprietary web-based transportation management system , to offer technology solutions to our shippers so they may remain as efficient as possible and have access to information at their fingertips. What is Electronic Data Interchange? History of EDI and EDI In Transportation and Logistics.

Tips to Reduce Safety Stock With Data and a WMS

Cerasis

The post Tips to Reduce Safety Stock With Data and a WMS appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis. Safety stock concerns continue to plague omnichannel supply chains.

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Supply Chain Big Data: Why Supply Chain Leaders Are Using Big Data Analytics

Cerasis

Thanks to data gathering programs, supply chain software , and data entry applications, this represents a mountain of data, which has the potential to provide ground-breaking insight into how to improve business-model efficiency. As a result, business leaders can reap a significant return on investment by thoroughly analyzing this data. What Is Supply Chain Big Data? Supply Chain big data is the ultimate compilation of data gathered in the course of business.

The Road to Freight Management Hell: Why Poor Freight Data Visibility and Outdated Systems Hold Shippers in Purgatory

Cerasis

Failures within freight data visibility contribute to compounding consequences throughout downstream supply chain operations, and the problem only grows worse from there. Data Freight freight data visibility

Download: The Impact of Big Data in the Supply Chain & Transportation Management Industry Webinar Replay, Transcript & Presentation

Cerasis

Thanks to data gathering programs, supply chain software, and data entry applications, this represents a mountain of data, which has the potential to provide ground-breaking insight into how to improve business-model efficiency. As a result, business leaders can reap a significant return on investment by thoroughly analyzing this data. By attending this webinar, supply chain leaders will also learn: • What's Big Data in Supply Chain & Logistics?

[PODCAST] Why Logistics Execs Who Glean Insights from Transportation Management Data Collaborate More & Reduce Shipping Costs

Cerasis

Transportation Management Data Insights Lead to Collaboration, Reduced Shipping Costs, & Beating the Capacity Crunch In this “The Freight Project Podcast” episode you’ll hear : The value to a business to have an executive in charge of driving change and innovation. Why collaboration between all entities in the shipping process is really the key to success in effective transportation management. Transportation Management Data Downloadable Resources.

Managing E-Commerce Fulfillment Spikes With Data Analysis

Cerasis

This creates a major problem for managing e-commerce fulfillment when orders spike and shippers need to understand how data analysis may help. Disjointed systems and data silos, creating delays in processing and deficiencies in visibility. Data E-Commerce Logistics

How Can Data Improve Supplier Decisions?

Cerasis

A growing trend across all industries has been the application of big data , with the use of algorithms and the hiring of data scientists becoming commonplace. As businesses collect and store an ever increasing amount of data, the algorithms required to make sense of this data will become even more valuable. Data, Data, Everywhere… but Make Sure your Drinking from the Right Hose. This process is referred to as ‘data cleansing.’.

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Transportation Data Overload: How a TMS Enables Data Management

MercuryGate

The post Transportation Data Overload: How a TMS Enables Data Management appeared first on MercuryGate International. Blog Supply Chain Trends Blog Posts

Five Ways Data Is Transforming the Supply Chain

Logistics Viewpoints

Real-time supply chain data is the foundation for trust between supply chain partners. And so it follows that the data – and the data supplier – that underpins any network should be agnostic. With a solid foundation of common data across these silos, trust can blossom between supply chain partners. The post Five Ways Data Is Transforming the Supply Chain appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints.

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7 Benefits Realized Utilizing Big Data to Optimize Supply Chains

Cerasis

The company focuses on high tech industries such as telecome , data storage, data centers, bio-medicine, and any company who needs supply chain visibility and proactive supply chain services for replacement parts and more. As a transportation management 3PL ourselves, we find it very interesting to come across other companies, also referred to as a 3PL, who offer services that require a lot of focus and attention to several moving parts.

6 Benefits of Applying Useable Data in Logistics For Continuous Improvement

Cerasis

We continue our series on strategic shipping by going into detail of the 10 main areas that shippers can turn to in order to have a strategic logistics and transportation management mindset. Today we will go into detail on using the available data created in the processing of shipments within transportation management and other related logistics management for continuous improvement. . Shipping processes revolve around a million-trucks-worth of data.

Preparing Your Data for AI, Blockchain, and Other Emerging Technologies

Talking Logistics

One of the biggest mistakes companies often make is chasing after the next, new shiny technology application without first clearly defining the business problem or opportunity they’re looking to address — and without first getting their data in order. Why do companies still struggle with data quality management? Read more Preparing Your Data for AI, Blockchain, and Other Emerging Technologies.

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Transformative Transportation Management

Talking Logistics

It can be a difficult choice to make; supply chains are not one-size-fits-all, and your transportation technology solutions shouldn’t be, either. More than a strictly outsourced model, a hybrid of managed services and technology can adjust to fit unique supply chain needs, provide visibility to a company’s transportation data and network benchmarks, and supply the expert talent a company needs. Samantha Safin is Data and Systems Analyst at LeanLogistics.

Re-valuating The Supply Chain: Transportation Execution Driven By Innovation In Uncertain Times.

PINC

However, data shows that the most significant activity comes from trucking. What are the key transportation and trucking challenges? Jett McCandless : Project44, CEO, Real-time Transportation Visibility. Ashish Chona : ORBCOMM, SVP, Transportation Asset Visibility.